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April City Council Minutes

Lawler City Council Meeting Minutes

Regular Meeting   April 6, 2015   7:00 PM   City Hall

Mayor Mueterthies presided.

Council members present: Izer, King, Scheidel, Throndson & Zubrod.

Others present: Roger Dreckman, Diana Gebel, Jerry Vrzak, Tony Blazek, Kurt Croell & Jay Uhlenhake.

Moved by King, seconded by Zubrod to approve the Agenda. All Ayes.

Moved by Zubrod, seconded by Scheidel to approve the minutes of the previous meeting and approve the bills presented to be paid. All Ayes.

Hawkeye REC Service

$20,447.58

Treasurer State of Iowa Sales tax

$869.00

United States Treasury FICA, with

$1,475.80

IPERS March

$968.48

Salaries Salaries

$6,508.64

Jendro Sanitation March garbage

$2,085.07

Post Office Postage

$68.00

Windstream March

$85.13

Black Hills Energy natural gas

$308.13

Fehr Graham water project fees

$4,030.00

United Parcel Service shipping

$300.12

Hawkins Inc. water supplies

$358.90

ARAMARK rental

$40.61

Bucky’s fuel

$108.75

TestAmerica water testing

$11.49

CASH, Inc. supplies & fuel

$323.68

Klimish Motor Sales parts

$365.68

New Hampton Tribune proceedings

$204.65

City of Lawler electric at lift station

$270.91

Team Lab supplies

$187.00

Wellmark health insurance

$3,438.45

Canadian Pacific Railroad permit

$5,000.00

Treasurer State of Iowa withholding

$780.00

Iowa Workforce Development unemployment

$19.53

Iowa DNR permit

$567.00

Jay Uhlenhake repairs

$432.87

SANDEAN supplies

$39.11

Pollard pest control

$54.50

Office Depot office equipment

$447.37

Insurance Associates insurance

$21,294.00

Auditor of the State periodic exam fee

$1,200.00

Five Star Coop fuel

$75.37

Total

$71,552.45

Library Bills
IPERS March

$183.64

Cathy Humpal wages

$1,234.10

Prevention subscription

$24.00

Midwest Tape DVD’s

$139.59

INGRAM books

$147.21

Mininet computer expense

$329.00

Windstream fee & toll

$82.64

The Courier subscription

$91.85

Womans Day subscription

$13.38

Good Housekeeping subscription

$26.72

Post Office box rent

$50.00

MidAmerican Books books

$56.85

Bank Iowa petty cash

$86.39

Library Total

$2,465.37

March Receipts
General

$109.03

Received from CDBG

$5,199.00

Road Use Tax

$3,386.79

Local Option Tax

$3,166.11

Property Tax

$1,731.95

Library

$0.00

Charges for Services

$40,263.88

Total

$53,856.76

The Lawler Irish Fest Committee members were present to discuss street closings for the fest.  Moved by Scheidel, seconded by Zubrod to approve street closings for the Irish Fest as presented.  If there are any changes the committee will submit them at the next meeting.  All Ayes.

Moved by Izer, seconded by Scheidel to appoint Dan Carolan as Turkey River Watershed Agency representative.  All Ayes.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by Throndson to approve the Brite Spot liquor license renewal.  All Ayes.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by Zubrod to approve Bucky’s beer permit renewal.  All Ayes.

Discussion on open burning will be tabled for the next meeting.

Highland Park improvements were discussed.

A letter will be sent to the owner of the dog that is causing a nuisance by barking.

Moved by Izer, seconded by Zubrod to adjourn the meeting at 7:55 PM.  All Ayes.

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Sue Cutsforth, City Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lawler City Council March Council Meeting Minutes

Lawler City Council Meeting Minutes

Regular Meeting   March 2, 2015   7:00 PM   City Hall

Mayor Mueterthies presided.

Council members present: Izer, King, Scheidel, Throndson & Zubrod.

Others present: Roger Dreckman, Frank Wilson, Deb Speltz & Jay Uhlenhake.

Moved by King, seconded by Zubrod to approve the Agenda. All Ayes.

Moved by King, seconded by Throndson to approve the minutes of the previous meeting and approve the bills presented to be paid. All Ayes.

 

Hawkeye REC Service

$22,249.60

Treasurer State of Iowa Sales tax

$1,051.00

United States Treasury FICA, with

$1,475.80

IPERS February

$968.50

Salaries Salaries

$6,508.64

Jendro Sanitation February garbage

$2,096.07

Post Office Postage

$117.00

Windstream February

$82.53

Black Hills Energy natural gas

$315.60

Fehr Graham water project fees

$5,330.00

United Parcel Service shipping

$270.52

Hawkins Inc. water supplies

$247.20

ARAMARK rental

$37.12

Bucky’s fuel

$65.68

TestAmerica water testing

$53.50

CASH, Inc. supplies & fuel

$124.95

Municipal Supply repair

$422.00

New Hampton Tribune proceedings

$70.09

IAMU annual dues

$1,067.00

Stanton Electric electric repairs

$536.77

Region 1 AWWA class fee

$30.00

Canadian Pacific Railroad permit

$500.00

 

Total  

$44,081.57

 

Library Bills  

 

IPERS February

$164.85

Cathy Humpal wages

$1,107.82

Jane Lynch part-time wages

$32.00

Midwest Tape DVD’s

$161.34

INGRAM books

$160.82

All You subscription

$20.00

Windstream fee & toll

$83.62

 

Library Total  

$1,730.45

 

February Receipts  

General

$259.77

Received from CDBG

$7,626.00

Road Use Tax

$4,947.37

Local Option Tax

$3,520.94

Library

$51.00

Charges for Services

$43,459.71

Total

$59,864.79

 

Deb Speltz was present to inquire about constructing a trail around the pond east of town and possibly putting a bridge to cross the creek.

Moved by Zubrod, seconded by Scheidel to accept ownership of the pond east of town from the Iowa DOT.  All Ayes.

Mayor Mueterthies opened the public hearing on the FY 2015/2016 budget estimate at 7:15 PM. There were no oral or written comments or objections at this time.

Moved by King, seconded by Izer to close the public hearing on the FY 2015/2016 budget estimate.  All Ayes.

Moved by Throndson, seconded by King to pass resolution #030215 approving the FY 2015/2016 budget estimate.  All Ayes.

Fire truck purchase was discussed.  The plans on the truck purchase are not finalized to date.

Moved by King, seconded by Zubrod to pass ordinance #310 RE:  Establishing water rates & charges into its first reading.  All Ayes.

Moved by Zubrod, seconded by Scheidel to suspend the requirements and pass ordinance #310 RE:  Establishing water rates & charges into its third and final reading.  All Ayes.

Moved by Zubrod, seconded by Scheidel to adopt ordinance #310 RE:  Establishing water rates & charges.  All Ayes.

Spring cleanup day was set for May 15th.  The City will also have a TV/monitor/microwave pickup that day.  Details will be put in the City Newsletter.

Discussion on outside wood burners was tabled.

Turkey River Watershed Agency representative will be discussed at the next meeting.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by Throndson to approve the Starlite Ballroom liquor license renewal.  All Ayes.

Deb Zubrod will chair a committee for the purchase of playground equipment for Highland Park.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by Zubrod to adjourn the meeting at 8:20 PM.  All Ayes.
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Sue Cutsforth, City Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February City Council Meeting Minutes

Lawler City Council Meeting Minutes

Regular Meeting   February 2, 2015   7:00 PM   City Hall

Mayor Mueterthies presided.

Council members present: Izer, King, Scheidel, Throndson & Zubrod.

Others present: Eric Fibaker, Curt Croell, Jerry Vrzak & Jay Uhlenhake.

Moved by King, seconded by Zubrod to approve the Agenda with the addition of outside woodburner discussion. All Ayes.

Moved by Izer, seconded by King to approve the minutes of the previous meeting and approve the bills presented to be paid. All Ayes.

Hawkeye REC Service

$22,010.90

Treasurer State of Iowa Sales tax

$1,049.00

United States Treasury FICA, with

$1,475.84

IPERS December

$968.50

Salaries Salaries

$6,508.64

Jendro Sanitation January garbage

$2,096.07

Post Office Postage

$102.00

Windstream January

$83.07

Black Hills Energy natural gas

$286.29

Fehr Graham water project fees

$4,264.00

United Parcel Service shipping

$342.27

Hawkins Inc. water supplies

$298.40

ARAMARK rental

$37.12

Teeters Specialty Company envelopes

$61.71

Zip’s Truck Equipment supplies

$68.84

Sandean & Company supplies

$418.00

Office Depot Office Supplies

$163.46

Bucky’s fuel

$96.32

TestAmerica water testing

$53.50

Sensus software support

$1,570.34

ULINE supplies

$183.13

CASH, Inc. supplies & fuel

$132.53

Iowa One Call locates

$7.20

USA Bluebook water supplies

$45.93

Team Lab supplies

$187.00

Lawler Fire Dept semi-annual taxation

$2,756.25

Stanton Electric electric repairs

$997.81

 

Total  

$46,726.12

 

Library Bills  

 

IPERS January

$185.34

Cathy Humpal wages

$1,245.58

Midwest Tape DVD’s

$95.89

INGRAM books

$15.52

Iowa Outdoors subscription

$12.00

Penworthy books

$85.84

Riley’s equipment

$150.00

Iowa Library Assoc. dues

$50.00

Petty Cash postage & supplies

$89.41

 

Library Total  

$1,929.58

 

January Receipts  

General

$1,395.56

Property Tax

$1,318.96

Road Use Tax

$3,338.81

Local Option Tax

$3,520.94

Library

$0.00

Charges for Services

$39,724.55

Total

$49,298.82

 

Curt Croell and Jerry Vrzak representing the Irish Fest Committee were present to discuss street closings during the Irish Fest and concerns about water main work being done that weekend.  The water project more than likely will not be started yet at the time of the Fest.

Discussion of the Fire truck purchase was tabled until the next meeting.  The township trustees have not all agreed on the purchase.  There should be more information for the next meeting.

Move by King, seconded by Scheidel to approve the Floyd-Mitchell-Chickasaw Landfill annual report.  All Ayes.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by Izer to authorize Fehr Graham Engineering to change the scope of the water system improvement project as outlined in the Change of Scope Authorization Form.  All Ayes.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by King to increase water rates $2.50 per month for residential hookups and $5.00 per month for commercial hookups.  Ayes – Izer, King, Scheidel & Throndson.  Nays – Zubrod.

Moved by Zubrod, seconded by King to allot Pathways Behavioral Services $468 for FY 2015/2016.  All Ayes.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by Zubrod to hold a public hearing on the FY 2015/2016 budget estimate on March 2, 2015 at 7:15 PM.  All Ayes.

A committee for the possible purchase of playground equipment will be discussed further at the next meeting.

More information on an outdoor woodburner was needed, this will be discussed further at the next meeting.

Moved by King, seconded by Zubrod to adjourn the meeting at 8:20 PM.  All Ayes.

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Sue Cutsforth, City Clerk

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January City Council Meeting Minutes

Lawler City Council Meeting Minutes

Regular Meeting   January 5, 2015   7:00 PM   City Hall

Mayor Mueterthies presided.

Council members present: Izer, King, Scheidel, Throndson & Zubrod.

Others present: Mike Murray, Deb Merrill, Cindy Ohm, Cathy Humpal, Chad Gruenberg, Eric Fibaker, Tony Blazek & Jay Uhlenhake.

Moved by King, seconded by Zubrod to approve the Agenda with the addition of Tony Blazek representing the Irish Fest Committee. All Ayes.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by Throndson to approve the minutes of the previous meeting and approve the bills presented to be paid. All Ayes.

 

Hawkeye REC Service

$17,668.27

Treasurer State of Iowa Sales tax

$932.00

United States Treasury FICA, with

$1,694.22

IPERS December

$1,147.06

Salaries Salaries

$6,508.64

Jendro Sanitation December garbage

$2,072.69

Post Office Postage

$117.00

Windstream December

$85.85

Black Hills Energy natural gas

$275.27

Fehr Graham water project fees

$7,995.00

Aramark rental

$37.12

United Parcel Service shipping

$108.50

Hawkins Inc. water supplies

$316.70

New Hampton Tribune proceedings

$228.76

Roger Pollock deposit refund

$75.00

Display Sales lights

$41.58

Wellmark health insurance

$3,438.45

Schueth Hardware lights

$87.90

Five Star Coop fuel

$245.97

Intuit payroll support

$449.00

CASH Inc. fuel & supplies

$284.83

Brown Supply Co. supplies

$307.14

Pollard pest control

$54.50

City of Lawler electric at lift station

$285.81

Treasurer State of Iowa withholding

$780.00

Iowa Workforce Development unemployment

$17.08

Richard Zahasky legal fees

$218.75

TestAmesica water testing

$53.50

 

Total  

$45,988.59

 

Library Bills  

 

IPERS December

$186.19

Cathy Humpal wages

$1,251.22

Jane Lynch wages

$96.00

Treasuser State of Iowa withholding

$43.00

United States Treasury FICA, with

$646.86

Midwest Tape DVD’s

$119.70

INGRAM books

$175.89

Windstream December

$83.68

The Courier subscription

$91.85

People Magazine subscription

$116.07

Redbook subscription

$21.37

Wellmark insurance

$750.00

Petty Cash postage & supplies

$89.41

 

Library Total  

$3,671.24

 

December Receipts

General

$247.98

Property Tax

$5,677.85

Road Use Tax

$2,791.41

Local Option Tax

$3,520.94

Library

$100.00

Charges for Services

$35,569.78

Total  

$47,907.96

 

Chad Gruenberg and Eric Fibaker representing the Lawler Fire Department were present to discuss the purchase on a new tanker truck for the department. Moved by Scheidel, seconded by Izer to allot $5,900 per year for ten years to the Fire Department for the purchase of a tanker truck.  All Ayes.

Library Director, Cathy Humpal presented the Library budget for FY 2015/2016 and gave a presentation on the books and materials that the Library uses their funding for.

The tree inventory that was completed by Northeast Iowa RC&D was discussed.  The city has some trees that will need to be removed and replaced over the next six years which will need to be budgeted for.

Tony Blazek from the Irish Fest Committee requested that Junko be used for a kickball tournament on the Saturday of the Irish Fest.  Moved by Zubrod, seconded by Scheidel to allow the Irish Fest to use Junko Park for a kickball tournament on June 20th, the park will need to be cleaned up for the Little League games on Sunday the 21st.  All Ayes.

The Five Star Coop has withdrawn the request for the city to vacate a portion of E Main Street.  They are looking for other options for expansion.

The FY 2015/2016 budget estimate was discussed.

Moved by Zubrod, seconded by Scheidel to increase the Library allotment by $700 for FY 2015/2016.  All Ayes.

Moved by King, seconded by Izer to allot NEICAC $329.25 for FY 2015/2016.  All ayes.

Moved by Zubrod, seconded by Throndson to allot Helping Services $100 for FY 2015/2016.  All ayes.

Mayor Mueterthies made the following appointments:

Mayor pro-tem                                    Dale King

Bank                                                    Bank Iowa

City Attorney                                      Richard Zahasky

City Clerk                                           Sue Cutsforth

Toxic Cleanup                                     Jeremy Scheidel

Street Committee                                Jeremy Scheidel, John Izer, Jay Uhlenhake

Utilities Committee                             Deb Zubrod, Dale King, Jay Uhlenhake

Fire Dept. Rep.                                   John Izer & Dale King

Tree Committee                                  Dale King, Deb Throndson, Jay Uhlenhake

Health Officer                                     Dr. Moberly

Ambulance Service Rep.                     Mark Mueterthies

Street Superintendent                         Jay Uhlenhake

Water Superintendent                         Jay Uhlenhake

Landfill Committee Rep.       Jay Uhlenhake

Melissa Scheidel to the Board of Adjustment for a five year term.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by King to approve the mayor’s appointments.  All Ayes.

Moved by King, seconded by Zubrod to keep the New Hampton Tribune as the designated newspaper.  All Ayes.

A street assessment completed by the Iowa DOT was discussed.  The information will be given to the City at no cost.

Moved by King, seconded by Scheidel to adjourn the meeting at 8:55 PM.  All Ayes.

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Sue Cutsforth, City Clerk

RIP Roger Anderson

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Lawler City Council December Meeting Minutes

Lawler City Council Meeting Minutes

Regular Meeting   December 1, 2014   7:00 PM   City Hall

Mayor Mueterthies presided.

Council members present: Izer, King, Scheidel, Throndson & Zubrod.

Others present: Mike Murray, Deb Merrill, Cindy Ohm, Charles & Joyce Sawyer, Brenda Frana, Ben Cutsforth, Rose Njus, Jay Uhlenhake, Paul Barta, Nathen Suell, John Eichenberger, Dennis Lau, Jeremy Macklenberg, Chad Gruenberg, Eric Fibikar, Dan Steinlage, Mike Hollis, Jack Orvis, Jeanie Loftus, Darin Balk & Frank Wilson.

Moved by King, seconded by Scheidel to approve the Agenda. All Ayes.

Moved by Scheidel, seconded by Zubrod to approve the minutes of the previous meeting and approve the bills presented to be paid. All Ayes.

Hawkeye REC Service

$16,694.74

Treasurer State of Iowa Sales tax

$907.00

United States Treasury FICA, with

$1,483.82

IPERS October

$968.50

Salaries Salaries

$6,508.64

Jendro Sanitation November garbage

$2,178.57

Post Office Postage

$215.00

Windstream November

$86.45

Black Hills Energy natural gas

$99.14

Fehr Graham water project fees

$6,441.00

TestAmerica water testing

$53.50

Team Lab supplies

$626.50

Aramark rental

$40.84

Culver-Hahn electric supplies

$20.98

Paul Niemann Const. rock

$56.76

United Parcel Service shipping

$117.41

Richard Zahasky legal fees

$397.45

Hawkins Inc. water supplies

$699.99

New Hampton Tribune proceedings

$59.77

NAPA of New Hampton parts

$23.98

Iowa Rural Water annual dues

$200.00

Iowa Finance Authority wastewater interest payment

$10,380.00

Office Depot supplies

$322.21

Five Star Coop fuel

$179.03

Bodensteiner Imp. supplies

$5.28

CASH Inc. fuel & supplies

$430.71

Croell Redi-Mix sand

$317.46

Sandean repairs

$418.00

Data Technologies license & support fee

$1,096.40

Mark Mueterthies mayor

$1,200.00

John Izer 11 mtgs.

$275.00

Dale King 11 mtgs.

$275.00

Jeremy Scheidel 12 mtgs.

$300.00

Deb Throndson 11 mtgs.

$275.00

Deb Zubrod 10 mtgs.

$250.00

Stanton Electric well house heater

$280.17

 

Total  

$54,346.30

 

Library Bills  

 

IPERS November

$161.43

Cathy Humpal wages

$1,084.86

Real Simple subscription

$24.00

Farm & Ranch Living subscription

$18.00

INGRAM books

$177.83

Midwest Tape DVD’s

$81.90

Family Fun subscription

$15.00

Windstream October

$83.31

MidAmerica Books books

$84.75

 

Library Total  

$1,731.08

 

November Receipts

General

$234.02

Property Tax

$3,076.04

Road Use Tax

$5,232.97

Local Option Tax

$7,589.57

Library

$1,179.53

Charges for Services

$40,853.73

Total  

$58,165.86

 

Dennis Lau and John Eichenberger from the Five Star Coop presented a plan for the Five Star Coop expansion.  Several citizens had questions and concerns about the expansion.  More information was needed for the council to make a decision on the street vacation and rezoning for this project.

Moved by King, seconded by Zubrod to table discussion on vacation of a portion of E Main Street and rezoning for the next meeting.  All Ayes.

The Lawler Fire Department presented a payment plan for the purchase of a new tanker truck.  This will be discussed further at the next meeting, more information was needed.

Moved by King, seconded by Scheidel to adjourn the meeting at 8:45 PM.  All Ayes.

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Sue Cutsforth, City Clerk

City Council Meeting December Agenda

City of Lawler

414 E. Grove St.

PO Box 215

Lawler, IA  52154

563-238-3614

AGENDA

                                                      REGULAR MEETING

DECEMBER 1, 2014                                                              7:00 PM, CITY HALL

 

1.  ROLL CALL.

2.  APPROVAL WITH ANY ADDITIONS OF AGENDA.

3.  APPROVAL & CORRECTIONS, IF ANY, OF THE MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETINGS AND APPROVAL OF THE BILLS PRESENTED TO BE PAID.

4.  MAYORS COMMENTS.

5.  BUSINESS:

  1. FIVE STAR COOP – EXPANSION PROJECT.
  1. FIRE DEPARTMENT – PROPOSED TRUCK PURCHASE.

6.  COMMENTS.

7.  ADJOURNMENT.

THERE WILL BE A TREE INVENTORY MEETING FROM 5:30 – 6:30 THAT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.